West Coast Spas Health Benefits
Modern life is hectic and stressful. In any given day you'll
make hundreds of decisions and carry out a multitude of tasks
and responsibilities. For all our affluence, Australians have
one of the highest levels of stress in the world.
Stress diminishes the quality of life by reducing feelings of
contentment and accomplishment, and can impact negatively on relationships.
The good news is that a West Coast Spa has a host of therapeutic
benefits you can enjoy anytime you want. From the moment you press
the 'start' button you experience a transformation in mind, body
Relieve Muscle and Joint Pain
Whether you are an athlete or just aching from every day activities
a spa can be used in repairing sore muscles and injuries. Back
pain, neck pain and soreness can be eased with just a quick dip
in your spa
A spa can also help in reducing injuries by relaxing the muscles,
while in a spa your blood vessels dilate and this increases blood
flow to the muscles, when turning the jets on, the pulsating water
can increase the blood flow even more.
Lose Weight and Reduce Cellulite
Recent studies have shown that regular use of spas and hot tubs
can aid in the reduction of weight and reduce the appearance of
cellulite. Hydrotherapy dilates the blood vessels, promoting better
circulation as it relaxes the skin and muscles. Spas and hot tubs
also raise the heart rate and lower blood pressure. In a recent
study, subjects lost over a pound per week just by soaking in
Regular use of a spa can also reduce the appearance of cellulite.
This is done by improving circulation to the areas affected. It
also tones the body tissue, reduces fluid retention and relieves
Most illness and disease comes from stress; research has found
that approximately 80% of disease is stress related. We can't
avoid stress but we can relieve it. It is proven that spa-use
stimulates the release of endorphins (the body's natural feel
A spa will enhance your life and leave you with a sense of well
being. Just ask anyone who owns a spa. The Benefits are amazing
Help Control Diabetes
Type 2 diabetics can benefit from a spa or Hot tub as recent studies
show that blood sugar levels can be reduced and sleep patterns
can be improved.
Spas are also good for Diabetics who are unable to exercise;
some doctors recommend that spas should be included as regular
All diabetics suffer from Neuropathy a condition, which means
the nerves die in extremities and peripheral circulation deteriorates.
This can result in amputation of limbs in later life. The massage
and circulatory benefits that are gained from regular use of a
spa can delay the progress of this condition and even halt it
if used in conjunction with sensible diet and exercise.
Soothe Arthritis Pain
Regular sessions in your spa can help keep joints moving. The
buoyancy of the water supports and lessons stress on the joints.
Some doctors encourage patients to have a soak in a spa first
thing in the morning before activity. Arthritis associations worldwide
recommend spas for their members. A spa first thing in the morning
will help you to enjoy the rest of the day with less pain and
I suffer from arthritis pain and find that after 2 weeks of having
the spa, I am sleeping better and moving more freely with less
Ian White (West Australia)
The result of sleep deprivation can cause depression, anger, tension,
loss of concentration, memory problems and lower quality of life.
The body repairs its self during sleep. Soaking in a spa before
bedtime will help you fall to sleep a lot quicker and provide
a deeper more relaxing sleep. Hot tub therapy can help to improve
For more information on any of the above please see in store for
details or have a look on the internet, many journals, sports
magazines and studies have been done on the benefits of spa use.
Most of the above information comes from these studies and reports.
If you are suffering from any ailments please contact your doctor
before using a spa.
If you are pregnant please contact your doctor before using a
Children should always be supervised when using a pool or a spa
It is recommended that the maximum time to spend in a heated
spa is between 20 and 30 minutes, less for children. If your spa
is at a temperature similar to your own i.e. 36 to 37 degrees
Celsius then it is possible to stay in the spa longer.
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